acoustic neurilemoma


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a·cous·tic neu·ri·le·mo·ma

schwannoma arising from cranial nerve VIII.

a·cous·tic neu·ro·ma

, acoustic neurilemoma (ă-kūs'tik nūr-ō'mă, nūr'i-lē-mō'mă)
A benign tumor arising from Schwann cells of the auditory nerve (CN VIII). Symptoms may include dizziness, unsteady gait, and papilledema.
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